About Michael Fracker

Michael's extensive experience teaching teachers and leaders how to revitalize their Sabbath School classes is still evident in his Teacher Outlines. For more of his background, see our About page)

11: The Sabbath – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Christ made the Sabbath as a time for mental, physical, and spiritual refreshing.

[Lesson Plan for The Sabbath September 8, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 12:10-12.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What is the principle that we can find in this passage on what Sabbath observance really is all about?
c. Personal Application: What activities do you consider “doing well” on the Sabbath day? Share […]

10: The Law of God – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God’s consistent law provides stability and security. God’s grace facilitates living in accordance with its provisions.

[Lesson Plan for The Law of God September 1, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 5:17-19.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What did it mean for Christ to fulfill the law? Why do some people think that fulfilling the law meant abolishing it?
c. Personal Application: How can you be […]

09: Our Mission – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus appointed twelve disciples to preach, and later seventy disciples to evangelize. Jesus entrusted His church with the gospel commission..

[Lesson Plan for Our Mission August 25, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 24:14.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Is this saying that we can hasten Jesus coming by preaching the gospel to everyone?
c. Personal Application: In what ways is your local church preaching the […]

08: The Church – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The church is not an invention of man. The church was established by Jesus Christ to continue His covenant relationship with man.

[Lesson Plan for The Church August 18, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 16:18.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Who is the Rock that the church is founded upon? Why is it important to know that the church is founded on Jesus Christ?
c. […]

07: Living Like Christ – lesson Plan
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Key Thought : If follow the example set by Christ, and make Him our pattern; we shall have the same love for others as He has shown for us.

[Lesson plan for Living Like Christ August 11,2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Luke 10:33-37.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What burdens do we carry when we don’t forgive others? How can we learn to treat everyone with kindness?
c. Personal […]

06: Growing In Christ – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Christian growth is the natural consequence of a healthy relationship with God and church family.

[Lesson Plan for Growing in Christ August 4, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read John 3:1-3.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does it mean to be born again?
c. Personal Application: How did you experience the new birth in your life? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study: One of your relatives states: […]

05: How To Be Saved – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God wants everyone to be saved, and the process of coming to Him is simple and available to all.

[Lesson Plan for How to Be Saved July 28, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Luke 5:27-32.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why didn’t the Scribes and Pharisees associate with the publicans and sinners?
c. Personal Application: Are there certain people or groups of people that you choose […]

04: Salvation – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : As we review the gift of God’s grace through Christ, let us renew our faith in Jesus as our personal Savior.

[Lesson plan for Salvation July 21, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Luke 18:9-14.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does this story teach us about our attitude toward God and toward His grace?
c. Personal Application: If God gave you what you deserved, what would […]

03: The Holy Spirit – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The Holy Spirit is the highest of all gifts. It is the Spirit that gives us the fullness of divine power to resist and overcome sin..

[lesson plan for The Holy Spirit July 14, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read John 16:13,14.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How does the Holy Spirit show us things to come?
c. Personal Application: How do we discern what truth is […]

02: The Son – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The Lord Jesus Christ, the divine Son of God, existed from eternity, a distinct person, yet one with the Father.

[Lesson plan for The Son July 7, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 24:30, 25:31.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why does Jesus call Himself the Son of man in these words? What is He emphasizing here?
c. Personal Application: Why is it important to know […]